H. Holt, 1890 - 68 páginas
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The habits to which there is an innate tendency are called in- stincts ; some of those due to education would by most persons be called acts of reason . It thus appears that habit covers a very large part of life , and that one engaged ...
This is what hap- pens where either solids or liquids pass over a path ; there seems no reason why it should not happen where the thing that passes is a mere wave of rearrangement in matter that does not displace itself , but merely ...
... it being not less obvious to the eye of reason that the ' waste ' occasioned by its functional activity must be constantly repaired by the produc- tion of new tissue , than it is to the eye of sense that such reparation supplies an ...
... under like circumstances , without any con- sciously formed purpose , or anticipation of results . For there is no reason to regard the cerebrum as an exception to the general principle that , while each part of the organ- ism 24 HABIT.
Just as , if we let our emotions evaporate , they get into a way of evaporating ; so there is reason to suppose that if we often flinch from making an effort , before we know it the effort - making capacity will be gone ; and that ...
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